Album of the week

First Listen: Anderson’s beguiling debut album Patterns

After his time with the indie-rock band The Rags came to an end, Daniel Anderson…

Album of the week: Tame Impala – Currents

I remember on a visit to Australia in 2008, a couple of radio people enthusing…

Album of the week: Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Surf

Chance The Rapper’s decision to share the spotlight over to his mates after the buzz…

Album of the week: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

From psychedelic rock outliers to pop flirters, New Zealand’s Unknown Mortal Orchestra have decided to…

Album of the week: Shamir – Ratchet

Shamir Bailey opens his debut album with a song about his hometown in North Las…

Album of the week: Young Fathers – White Men Are Black Men Too

There aren’t many bands out there who sound like they care what people think less…

Album of the week: Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear

I Love You, Honeybear is the equivalent of a friend who is affable, who wears…

Album of the week: Jonnie Common – Trapped In Amber

A jovial intro track called ‘Guesty’, in which Johnnie Common offers to put his mate…

Album of the week: Kiasmos – Kiasmos

Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds and Faroe Islands’ synth-pop musician Janus Rasmussen’s first album together as…

Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2

The sequel to one of the best rap mixtapes in recent times does what many…

Album of the week: Mr Twin Sister – Mr Twin Sister

Mr Twin Sister’s (or Twin Sister as they were then known) debut album In Heaven…

Album of the week: Caribou – Our Love

What a pleasure it is to arrive at the sixth album from an artist to…

Album of the week: Sinkane – Mean Love

Ahmed Gallab has, until now been a musician who was never really in the spotlight.…

Album of the week: Ratking – So It Goes

Introducing your debut album with a statement that suggests discarding hip-hop legacy when comparing today’s…

Album of the week: Todd Terje – It’s Album Time

You could argue that we don’t even need a Todd Terje album. The Norwegian cosmic…

Album of the week: St. Vincent – St. Vincent

Working collaboratively with a visionary artist like David Byrne has only made Annie Clark more…

Album of the week: Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness

When you have a voice so striking you could hang a hat on it, it’s…

Album of the week: Warpaint – Warpaint

Four years after their debut album, Warpaint’s followup release normalises what helped characterise their sound.…

Album of the week: The Gloaming – The Gloaming

Irish traditional music is a stranger to me. It’s always been. I’ve a cursory knowledge…

Album of the week: James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical

If you’re looking for the most stark difference between James Vincent McMorrow’s Early In The…